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[movies]Maya Penn: Meet a young entrepreneur, cartoonist, designer, activist … - TED.com
Maya Penn started her first company when she was 8 years old, and thinks deeply about how to be responsible both to her customers and to the planet. She shares her story -- and some animations, and some designs, and some infectious energy -- in this charming talk.
Keywords: TedTalks; TED; Talks; creativity; entrepreneur; TEDWomen 2013; 2013
Downloads: 48
[movies]Cameron Herold: Let's raise kids to be entrepreneurs - TED.com
Bored in school, failing classes, at odds with peers: This child might be an entrepreneur, says Cameron Herold. At TEDxEdmonton, he makes the case for parenting and education that helps would-be entrepreneurs flourish -- as kids and as adults.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; business; children; education; entrepreneur; money; TEDxEdmonton; 2009
Downloads: 126
[movies]Drew Curtis: How I beat a patent troll - TED.com
Drew Curtis, the founder of fark.com, tells the story of how he fought a lawsuit from a company that had a patent, "...for the creation and distribution of news releases via email." Along the way he shares some nutty statistics about the growing legal problem of frivolous paten
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; business; entrepreneur; law; TED2012; 2012
Downloads: 395
[movies]Alexis Ohanian: How to make a splash in social media - TED.com
In a funny, rapid-fire 4 minutes, Alexis Ohanian of Reddit tells the real-life fable of one humpback whale's rise to Web stardom. The lesson of Mister Splashy Pants is a shoo-in classic for meme-makers and marketers in the Facebook age.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; Internet; animals; business; culture; entertainment; entrepreneur; oceans; web; TEDIndia 2009; 2009
Downloads: 92
[movies]Justin Hall-Tipping: Freeing energy from the grid - TED.com
What would happen if we could generate power from our windowpanes? In this moving talk, entrepreneur Justin Hall-Tipping shows the materials that could make that possible, and how questioning our notion of 'normal' can lead to extraordinary breakthroughs.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; energy; entrepreneur; environment; science; technology; TEDGlobal 2011; 2011
Downloads: 212
[movies]Euvin Naidoo on investing in Africa - TED.com
South African investment banker Euvin Naidoo explains why investing in Africa can make great business sense.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TEDGlobal 2007; TED; Talks; Africa; business; entrepreneur; global issues; investment; 2007
Downloads: 298
[movies]Hillel Cooperman: Legos for grownups - TED.com
Lego blocks: playtime mainstay for industrious kids, obsession for many (ahem!) mature adults. Hillel Cooperman takes us on a trip through the beloved bricks' colorful, sometimes oddball grownup subculture, featuring CAD, open-source robotics and a little adult behavior.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; children; design; entertainment; entrepreneur; gaming; TED2010; 2010
Downloads: 259
[movies]Craig Venter on DNA and the sea - TED.com
Genomics pioneer Craig Venter takes a break from his epic round-the-world expedition to talk about the millions of genes his team has discovered so far in its quest to map the ocean’s biodiversity.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TEDGlobal 2005; TED; Talks; DNA; biosphere; biotech; entrepreneur; genetics; invention; oceans; science; technology; 2005
Downloads: 247
[movies]Shaffi Mather: A new way to fight corruption - TED.com
Shaffi Mather explains why he left his first career to become a social entrepreneur, providing life-saving transportation with his company 1298 for Ambulance. Now, he has a new idea and plans to begin a company to fight the booming business of corruption in public service, eliminating it one bribe at a time.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; Asia; TED Fellows; crime; entrepreneur; potential; poverty; social change; society; TEDIndia 2009; 2009
Downloads: 120
[movies]Barry Schuler: Genomics 101 - TED.com
What is genomics? How will it affect our lives? In this intriguing primer on the genomics revolution, entrepreneur Barry Schuler says we can at least expect healthier, tastier food. He suggests we start with the pinot noir grape, to build better wines.
Keywords: TEDTalks; Taste3 2008; TED; Talks; biology; entrepreneur; food; genetics; science; technology; 2008
Downloads: 129
[movies]Jessica Jackley: Poverty, money -- and love - TED.com
What do you think of people in poverty? Maybe what Jessica Jackley once did: "they" need "our" help, in the form of a few coins in a jar. The co-founder of Kiva.org talks about how her attitude changed -- and how her work with microloans has brought new power to people who live on a few dollars a day.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; business; entrepreneur; global issues; poverty; social change; TEDGlobal 2010; 2010
Downloads: 155
[movies]Philip Rosedale on Second Life - TED.com
Why build a virtual world? Philip Rosedale talks about the virtual society he founded, Second Life, and its underpinnings in human creativity. It's a place so different that anything could happen.
Keywords: TEDTalks; Serious Play 2008; TED; Talks; cities; communication; community; computers; entertainment; entrepreneur; life; technology; 2008
Downloads: 268
[movies]Ludwick Marishane: A bath without water - TED.com
If you had to walk a mile for a jug of water every day, as millions of people do, it's unlikely you'd use that precious water to bathe. Young entrepreneur Ludwick Marishane tells the amazing, funny story of how he invented a cheap, clean and convenient solution: DryBath, the world’s first bath-substituting lotion.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; Africa; activism; business; development; entrepreneur; innovation; invention; water; TED@Johannesburg; 2012
Downloads: 413
[movies]Eric Giler demos wireless electricity - TED.com
Eric Giler wants to untangle our wired lives with cable-free electric power. Here, he covers what this sci-fi tech offers, and demos MIT's breakthrough version, WiTricity -- a near-to-market invention that may soon recharge your cell phone, car, pacemaker.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TEDGlobal 2009; TED; Talks; engineering; entrepreneur; future; science; technology; 2009
Downloads: 351
[movies]Richard Branson's life at 30,000 feet - TED.com
Richard Branson talks to TED's Chris Anderson about the ups and the downs of his career, from his multibillionaire success to his multiple near-death experiences -- and reveals some of his (very surprising) motivations.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2007; TED; Talks; aircraft; business; entertainment; entrepreneur; global issues; interview; music; space; technology; 2007
Downloads: 219
[movies]Mohamed Ali: The link between unemployment and terrorism - TED.com
For the young and unemployed in the world's big cities, dreams of opportunity and wealth do come true -- but too often because they're heavily recruited by terrorist groups and other violent organizations. Human rights advocate Mohamed Ali draws on stories from his native Mogadishu to make a powerful case for innovation incubators for our cities' young and ambitious.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; Africa; business; entrepreneur; global issues; innovation; peace; violence; youth; TEDCity2.0; 2013
Downloads: 86
[movies]George Ayittey on Cheetahs vs. Hippos - TED.com
Ghanaian economist George Ayittey unleashes a torrent of controlled anger toward corrupt leaders in Africa -- and calls on the “Cheetah generation” to take back the continent.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TEDGlobal 2007; TED; Talks; Africa; business; development; economics; entrepreneur; global issues; philanthropy; politics; 2007
Downloads: 92
[movies]Gayle Tzemach Lemmon: Women entrepreneurs, example not exception - TED.com
Women aren’t micro--so why do they only get micro-loans? At TEDxWomen reporter Gayle Tzemach Lemmon argues that women running all types of firms-- from home businesses to major factories-- are the overlooked key to economic developme
Keywords: TEDTalks; TEDxWomen 2011; TED; Talks; entrepreneur; global issues; poverty; women; 2011
Downloads: 77
[movies]Michael Merzenich on re-wiring the brain - TED.com
Neuroscientist Michael Merzenich looks at one of the secrets of the brain's incredible power: its ability to actively re-wire itself. He's researching ways to harness the brain's plasticity to enhance our skills and recover lost function.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2004; TED; Talks; brain; computers; consciousness; education; entrepreneur; mind; 2004
Downloads: 309
[movies]Anil Gupta: India's hidden hotbeds of invention - TED.com
Anil Gupta is on the hunt for the developing world's unsung inventors -- indigenous entrepreneurs whose ingenuity, hidden by poverty, could change many people's lives. He shows how the Honey Bee Network helps them build the connections they need -- and gain the recognition they deserve.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; creativity; entrepreneur; innovation; invention; poverty; TEDIndia 2009; 2009
Downloads: 81
[movies]Jamie Heywood: The big idea my brother inspired - TED.com
When Jamie Heywood's brother was diagnosed with ALS, he devoted his life to fighting the disease as well. The Heywood brothers built an ingenious website where people share and track data on their illnesses -- and they discovered that the collective data had enormous power to comfort, explain and predict.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TEDMED 2009; TED; Talks; collaboration; community; entrepreneur; health; health care; media; medicine; 2009
Downloads: 61
[movies]Jay Walker's library of human imagination - TED.com
Jay Walker, curator of the Library of Human Imagination, conducts a surprising show-and-tell session highlighting a few of the intriguing artifacts that backdropped the 2008 TED stage.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; book; business; culture; design; entertainment; entrepreneur; innovation; invention; library; technology; TED2008; 2008
Downloads: 113
[movies]Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action - TED.com
Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership all starting with a golden circle and the question "Why?" His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers ...
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; bullseye; business; entrepreneur; leadership; sales; selling; success; TEDxPuget Sound; 2009
Downloads: 838
[movies]Jane Chen: A warm embrace that saves lives - TED.com
In the developing world, access to incubators is limited by cost and distance, and millions of premature babies die each year. TED Fellow Jane Chen shows an invention that could keep millions of these infants warm -- a design that's safe, portable, low-cost and life-saving.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; children; design; entrepreneur; health; innovation; invention; medicine; TEDIndia 2009; 2009
Downloads: 286
[movies]Seth Priebatsch: The game layer on top of the world - TED.com
By now, we're used to letting Facebook and Twitter capture our social lives on the web -- building a "social layer" on top of the real world. At TEDxBoston, Seth Priebatsch looks at the next layer in progress: the "game layer," a pervasive net of behavior-steering game dynamics that will reshape education and commerce.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TEDxBoston 2010; TED; Talks; business; entertainment; entrepreneur; gaming; money; psychology; 2010
Downloads: 87
[movies]Jeff Bezos on the next web innovation - TED.com
The dot-com boom and bust is often compared to the Gold Rush. But Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos says it’s more like the early days of the electric industry.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2003; TED; Talks; United States; business; entrepreneur; history; innovation; invention; technology; web; 2003
Downloads: 146
[movies]Mohamed Ali: The link between unemployment and terrorism - TED.com
For the young and unemployed in the world's big cities, dreams of opportunity and wealth do come true -- but too often because they're heavily recruited by terrorist groups and other violent organizations. Human rights advocate Mohamed Ali draws on stories from his native Mogadishu to make a powerful case for innovation incubators for our cities' young and ambitious.
Keywords: TedTalks; TED; Talks; Africa; entrepreneur; global issues; innovation; peace; violence; TEDCity2.0; 2013
Downloads: 19
[movies]Asher Hasan's message of peace from Pakistan - TED.com
One of a dozen Pakistanis who came to TEDIndia despite security hassles entering the country, TED Fellow Asher Hasan shows photos of ordinary Pakistanis that drive home a profound message for citizens of all nations: look beyond disputes, and see the humanity we share.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; culture; entrepreneur; global issues; health; health care; peace; politics; violence; war; TEDIndia 2009; 2009
Downloads: 94
[movies]Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on aid versus trade - TED.com
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the former finance minister of Nigeria, sums up four days of intense discussion on aid versus trade on the closing day of TEDGlobal 2007, and shares a personal story explaining her own commitment to this cause.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TEDGlobal 2007; TED; Talks; Africa; development; economics; entrepreneur; global issues; health care; investment; philanthropy; women; 2007
Downloads: 256
[movies]Nicholas Negroponte on One Laptop per Child - TED.com
Nicholas Negroponte, founder of the MIT Media Laboratory, describes how the One Laptop Per Child project will build and distribute the "$100 laptop."
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2006; TED; Talks; One Laptop Per Child; children; design; education; entrepreneur; global issues; philanthropy; social change; technology; 2006
Downloads: 46
[movies]Robert Neuwirth on our "shadow cities" - TED.com
Robert Neuwirth, author of "Shadow Cities," finds the world’s squatter sites -- where a billion people now make their homes -- to be thriving centers of ingenuity and innovation. He takes us on a tour.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TEDGlobal 2005; TED; Talks; business; cities; culture; development; entrepreneur; future; global issues; politics; social change; third world; 2005
Downloads: 66
[movies]Ashraf Ghani on rebuilding broken states - TED.com
Ashraf Ghani's passionate and powerful 10-minute talk, emphasizing the necessity of both economic investment and design ingenuity to rebuild broken states, is followed by a conversation with TED curator Chris Anderson on the future of Afghanistan.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TEDGlobal 2005; TED; Talks; bottom-up; business; corruption; culture; development; economics; entrepreneur; global issues; investment; military; philanthropy; poverty; state-building; third world; 2005
Downloads: 93
[movies]Jacqueline Novogratz invests in Africa's own solutions - TED.com
Jacqueline Novogratz applauds the world's heightened interest in Africa and poverty, but argues persuasively for a new approach.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TEDGlobal 2005; TED; Talks; Africa; bottom-up; business; culture; development; entrepreneur; global issues; investment; microfinance; philanthropy; poverty; social change; women; 2005
Downloads: 65
[movies]Burt Rutan sees the future of space - TED.com
In this passionate talk, legendary spacecraft designer Burt Rutan lambasts the US government-funded space program for stagnating and asks entrepreneurs to pick up where NASA has left off.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; NASA; aircraft; business; design; engineering; entrepreneur; flight; industrial design; invention; rocket science; science; space; technology; transportation; TED2006; 2006
Downloads: 139
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